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Gouverneur Wins Unbeatens Duel In Second OT

GOUVERNEUR - For the second time in two weeks Gouverneur won a matchup of unbeatens to clear major hurdles toward an historic fourth straight undefeated Northern Conference Football season. On Saturday one week after racing away from OFA 42-6 the Wildcats won a grind-it-out-on-the-ground- duel with Potsdam 15-14 in double overtime.

Gouverneur will complete regular season play against Massena and Canton.

The Wildcats and Stoners played to an 8-8 regulation tie and came up with defensive stops in he first overtime. In the second overtime Will Varney scored on a two-run but the Wildcats denied the Stoners' attempt to run for the conversion,

The Wildcats countered with a 12-yard run by quarterback Caleb Farr and took the well-earned victory on a PAT kick by Kyle Savage.

Varney was the focal point of Potsdam's smash-mouth rushing attack gaining 135 yards on 28 carries. Gouverneur countered with the slashing and dashing trio of Farr with 19 carries for 68 yards and running backs Mitch Tyler with 63 yards on 15 carries and Cayden Stowell with 12 carries for 60 yards.


Gouverneur 15, Potsdam 14 (2 OT)

Potsdam              0              8              0              0              0              6              —           14

Gouverneur       0              8              0              0              0              7              —           15

Second Quarter

POT—Varney 5 run (Varney run)

GOU—Stowell 8 run (Tyler run)

Second Overtime

POT—Varney 2 run (run failed)

GOU—Farr 12 run (Savage kick)


Rushing: Pot, Varney 28-135, Kirka 7-12, Voss 1-1, L. McCargar 1-2. Gou, Farr 19-68, Tyler 15-63, Cummings 1-11, Stowell 12-60, Shippee 1-0, Savage 3-6.

Passing: Pot, Kirka 3-8-1-23. Gou, Farr 2-7-0-19.

Receiving: Pot, Barrett 1-11, Voss 1-10, Varney 1-2. Gou, Simmons 1-10, Cummings 1-9.

Records: Potsdam (4-1); Gouverneur (5-0).


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